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'The Post' and 'The Shape of Water' among top Golden Globe nominations

Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in a scene from "The Post." (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

"The Post," "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" look set for glory at the 2018 Golden Globes after receiving nominations in the top categories on Monday.

All three movies landed nominations in the Best Motion Picture – Drama category alongside "Dunkirk" and "Call Me By Your Name."

"The Post" also received mentions for Best Director for Steven Spielberg, Best Screenplay, Best Actress - Drama for Meryl Streep and Best Actor for Tom Hanks, while monster romance fantasy "The Shape of Water" also received Best Director and Best Screenplay mentions for Guillermo del Toro, Best Actress - Drama for Sally Hawkins, and a supporting nod for Richard Jenkins.

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" also claimed mentions in the screenplay and directing categories for Martin McDonagh, Best Actress - Drama for Francis McDormand and supporting actor for Sam Rockwell.

Other nominees for Best Actor include Gary Oldman ("Darkest Hour"), Daniel Day-Lewis ("Phantom Thread"), Timothee Chalamet ("Call Me by Your Name") and Denzel Washington ("Roman J. Israel, Esq."), while the female equivalent also included nominations for Jessica Chastain ("Molly’s Game") and Michelle Williams ("All the Money in the World").

Christopher Plummer also received a nomination for his supporting role in "All the Money in the World." He was drafted in to replace actor Kevin Spacey after he was hit with sexual abuse allegations.

Nominations for the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy included "Lady Bird," "Get Out," "The Disaster Artist," "The Greatest Showman" and "I, Tonya," which also received nominations for Margot Robbie and Allison Janney.

For the Best Actress - Musical or Comedy category, Robbie goes up against Saoirse Ronan ("Lady Bird"), Emma Stone ("Battle of the Sexes"), Judi Dench ("Victoria and Abdul") and Helen Mirren ("The Leisure Seeker"). The male category is a competition between Ansel Elgort ("Baby Driver"), Steve Carell ("Battle of the Sexes"), Daniel Kaluuya ("Get Out"), James Franco ("The Disaster Artist") and Hugh Jackman ("The Greatest Showman").

In the TV categories, "Big Little Lies," which has recently been commissioned for a second season, landed multiple nominations including Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and acting mentions for Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Alexander Skarsgard. The series will compete against "Fargo," "Feud: Bette and Joan," "The Sinner" and "Top of the Lake: China Girl."

The 75th Golden Globes Awards take place on Jan. 7 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. Seth Meyers will serve as host.

The main list of nominees are as follows:

Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
  • "Call Me By Your Name"
  • "The Post"
  • "The Shape of Water"
  • "Dunkirk"

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • "The Disaster Artist"
  • "I, Tonya"
  • "Lady Bird"
  • "The Greatest Showman"
  • "Get Out"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Gary Oldman - "Darkest Hour"
  • Timothee Chalamet - "Call Me By Your Name"
  • Daniel Day-Lewis - "Phantom Thread"
  • Tom Hanks - "The Post"
  • Denzel Washington - "Roman J. Israel Esq."

Best Director

  • Guillermo Del Toro - "The Shape of Water"
  • Christopher Nolan - "Dunkirk"
  • Ridley Scott - "All the Money in the World"
  • Stephen Spielberg - "The Post"
  • Martin McDonagh - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

  • Jessica Chastain - "Molly’s Game"
  • Sally Hawkins - "The Shape of Water"
  • Frances McDormand - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
  • Meryl Streep - "The Post"
  • Michelle Williams - "All the Money in the World"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Steve Carell - "Battle of the Sexes"
  • Ansel Elgort - "Baby Driver"
  • James Franco - "The Disaster Artist"
  • Hugh Jackman - "The Greatest Showman"
  • Daniel Kaluuya - "Get Out"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Judi Dench - "Victoria and Abdul"
  • Helen Mirren - "The Leisure Seeker"
  • Margot Robbie - "I, Tonya"
  • Saoirse Ronan - "Lady Bird"
  • Emma Stone - "Battle of the Sexes"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Willem Dafoe - "The Florida Project"
  • Armie Hammer - "Call Me By Your Name"
  • Richard Jenkins - "The Shape of Water"
  • Christopher Plummer - "All the Money in the World"
  • Sam Rockwell - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Mary J. Blige - "Mudbound"
  • Hong Chau - "Downsizing"
  • Allison Janney - "I, Tonya"
  • Laurie Metcalf - "Lady Bird"
  • Octavia Spencer - "The Shape of Water"

Best Screenplay

  • Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor - "The Shape of Water"
  • Greta Gerwig - "Lady Bird"
  • Martin McDonagh - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
  • Josh Singer, Liz Hannah - "The Post"
  • Aaron Sorkin - "Molly’s Game"

Best Animated Feature Film

  • "The Boss Baby"
  • "The Breadwinner"
  • "Ferdinand"
  • "Coco"
  • "Loving Vincent"

Best Foreign Language Film

  • "A Fantastic Woman"
  • "First They Killed My Father"
  • "In the Fade"
  • "Loveless"
  • "The Square"

Best Original Score

  • Carter Burwell - "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
  • Johnny Greenwood - "Phantom Thread"
  • John Williams - "The Post"
  • Hans Zimmer - "Dunkirk"
  • Alexandre Desplat - "The Shape of Water"

Best Original Song

  • Home - "Ferdinand"
  • Mighty River - "Mudbound"
  • Remember Me - "Coco"
  • The Star - "The Star"
  • This Is Me - "The Greatest Showman"

Best Television Series – Drama

  • "The Crown"
  • "Game of Thrones"
  • "Stranger Things"
  • "This Is Us"
  • "The Handmaid’s Tale"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama

  • Sterling K. Brown - "This is Us"
  • Freddie Highmore - "The Good Doctor"
  • Bob Odenkirk - "Better Call Saul"
  • Liev Schreiber - "Ray Donovan"
  • Jason Bateman - "Ozark"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

  • Caitriona Balfe - "Outlander"
  • Claire Foy - "The Crown"
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal - "The Deuce"
  • Katherine Langford - "13 Reasons Why"
  • Elisabeth Moss - "The Handmaid’s Tale"

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • "Black-ish"
  • "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
  • "Master of None"
  • "SMILF"
  • "Will & Grace"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

  • Anthony Anderson - "Black-ish"
  • Aziz Ansari - "Master of None"
  • Kevin Bacon - "I Love Dick"
  • William H. Macy - "Shameless"
  • Eric McCormack - "Will and Grace"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

  • Pamela Adlon - "Better Things"
  • Alison Brie - "Glow"
  • Issa Rae - "Insecure"
  • Rachel Brosnahan - "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
  • Frankie Shaw - "SMILF"

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • "Big Little Lies"
  • "Fargo"
  • "Feud: Bette and Joan"
  • "The Sinner"
  • "Top of the Lake: China Girl"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Robert De Niro - "The Wizard of Lies"
  • Jude Law - "The Young Pope"
  • Kyle MacLachlan - "Twin Peaks"
  • Ewan McGregor - "Fargo"
  • Geoffrey Rush - "Genius"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Laura Dern - "Big Little Lies"
  • Ann Dowd - "The Handmaid’s Tale"
  • Chrissy Metz - "This is Us"
  • Michelle Pfeiffer - "The Wizard of Lies"
  • Shailene Woodley - "Big Little Lies"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Alfred Molina - "Feud: Bette and Joan"
  • Alexander Skarsgard - "Big Little Lies"
  • David Thewlis - "Fargo"
  • David Harbour - "Stranger Things"
  • Christian Slater - "Mr. Robot"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Jessica Biel - "The Sinner"
  • Nicole Kidman - "Big Little Lies"
  • Jessica Lange - "Feud: Bette and Joan"
  • Susan Sarandon - "Feud: Bette and Joan"
  • Reese Witherspoon - "Big Little Lies"


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